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  • Justices say foreign business can't be sued under 1700s law

    Justices say foreign business can't be sued under 1700s law

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:26:26 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-04-25 01:52:23 GMT
    The justices voted 5-4 in favor of the Jordan-based Arab Bank. It was sued by Israeli victims of attacks in the West Bank and Gaza who claim that the bank helped finance the attacks. (Source: U.S Supreme Court)The justices voted 5-4 in favor of the Jordan-based Arab Bank. It was sued by Israeli victims of attacks in the West Bank and Gaza who claim that the bank helped finance the attacks. (Source: U.S Supreme Court)

    The Supreme Court says foreign businesses cannot be sued in U.S. courts by foreign victims of human rights abuses and extremist attacks.

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    The Supreme Court says foreign businesses cannot be sued in U.S. courts by foreign victims of human rights abuses and extremist attacks.

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  • Supreme Court upholds challenged patent review practice

    Supreme Court upholds challenged patent review practice

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:26:41 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:26:17 GMT
    The Supreme Court has upheld a challenged practice that is used to invalidate patents without the involvement of federal courts.More >>
    The Supreme Court has upheld a challenged practice that is used to invalidate patents without the involvement of federal courts.More >>
  • Supreme Court wrestles with administrative law judge case

    Supreme Court wrestles with administrative law judge case

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-04-23 17:05:54 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:26:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, Friday, April 20, 2018. The Supreme Court this week will consider the latest version of President Donald Trump's travel ban against people coming from majority Muslim nations. It ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, Friday, April 20, 2018. The Supreme Court this week will consider the latest version of President Donald Trump's travel ban against people coming from majority Muslim nations. It ...
    The Supreme Court is wrestling with a case brought by a former financial planner known for his "Buckets of Money" strategy.More >>
    The Supreme Court is wrestling with a case brought by a former financial planner known for his "Buckets of Money" strategy.More >>
  • Travel ban case is justices' first dive into Trump policy

    Travel ban case is justices' first dive into Trump policy

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:55:02 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:51:29 GMT
    Supreme Court justices' first deep dive into a Trump administration policy comes in a dispute over the administration's ban on travel from some countries with majority Muslim populations.More >>
    Supreme Court justices' first deep dive into a Trump administration policy comes in a dispute over the administration's ban on travel from some countries with majority Muslim populations.More >>
  • High court worries about abandoning online sales tax rule

    High court worries about abandoning online sales tax rule

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:41:12 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:41:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...

    More than 40 states are asking the Supreme Court to abandon a rule that a business doesn't have to collect sales tax on a product it ships to a state where it has no physical presence.

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    More than 40 states are asking the Supreme Court to abandon a rule that a business doesn't have to collect sales tax on a product it ships to a state where it has no physical presence.

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  • Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law

    Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:23:37 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:42:23 GMT
    Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes. (Source: Pixabay)Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes. (Source: Pixabay)

    Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes.

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    Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes.

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  • Supreme Court says Sotomayor breaks shoulder in fall at home

    Supreme Court says Sotomayor breaks shoulder in fall at home

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:40:11 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:26:45 GMT
    The Supreme Court says Justice Sonia Sotomayor broke her right shoulder in a fall at her Washington home.More >>
    The Supreme Court says Justice Sonia Sotomayor broke her right shoulder in a fall at her Washington home.More >>
  • Question of sales tax on online purchases goes to high court

    Question of sales tax on online purchases goes to high court

    Monday, April 16 2018 1:48 AM EDT2018-04-16 05:48:19 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 9:00 PM EDT2018-04-17 01:00:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...

    A case before the Supreme Court could change the longstanding rule that businesses shipping merchandise to a state where it doesn't have a physical presence doesn't have to collect the state's sales tax.

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    A case before the Supreme Court could change the longstanding rule that businesses shipping merchandise to a state where it doesn't have a physical presence doesn't have to collect the state's sales tax.

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  • Supreme Court again refuses to hear Blagojevich appeal

    Supreme Court again refuses to hear Blagojevich appeal

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-04-16 13:48:29 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-04-16 21:55:01 GMT
    The Supreme Court has for the second time rejected an appeal by imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich of his convictions on corruption charges.More >>
    The Supreme Court has for the second time rejected an appeal by imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich of his convictions on corruption charges.More >>
  • Supreme Court rejects anti-abortion pastor's appeal on noise

    Supreme Court rejects anti-abortion pastor's appeal on noise

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-04-16 13:58:46 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-04-16 21:14:22 GMT
    The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from a pastor who challenged a state law's noise limit that was used to restrict his anti-abortion protest outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Portland, Maine.More >>
    The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from a pastor who challenged a state law's noise limit that was used to restrict his anti-abortion protest outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Portland, Maine.More >>
  • Clicking 'checkout' could cost more after Supreme Court case

    Clicking 'checkout' could cost more after Supreme Court case

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:08:04 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-04-16 05:51:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...
    Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court case being argued Tuesday.More >>
    Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court case being argued Tuesday.More >>
  • Clicking 'checkout' could cost more after Supreme Court case

    Clicking 'checkout' could cost more after Supreme Court case

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:08:09 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:13:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...
    Clicking 'checkout' on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court case being argued Tuesday.More >>
    Clicking 'checkout' on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court case being argued Tuesday.More >>
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